Research Projects

Current Research Projects

*****Induced Earthquake Studies*****
Project Website (out of date)

  • Understanding North Texas Earthquakes, SMU University Research Council, Collaborators: M. Hornbach, B. Stump, C. Hayward, M.B. Magnani, Z. Lu
  • TexNet: Earthquakes and complex faulting in North and West Texas, Univ. of Texas. PI: H.R. DeShon, Collaborators: B. Stump, C. Frohlich, A. Savvaidis, P. Hennings

Subduction Zone Studies

  • Teleseismic Double-Difference Tomography and Real-time Waveform Cross-Correlation

New Madrid Intraplate Earthquake Studies

  • Miscellaneous applications of high-resolution earthquake location, waveform correlation and machine learning toward understanding differences between natural and induced earthquakes on intraplate faults, Collaborators: J. Walter (OU)
  • Northern Embayment Lithosphere Experiment, NSF Earthscope, Collaborators: C. Langston, H.R. DeShon, C.A. Powell, S. Horton (UoM), C. Ammon (Penn State), and B. Hermann (SLU)

Past Projects

  • Imaging 3D Seismic Velocity and Attenuation Heterogeneity Along the Seismogenic Zone of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, NSF MARGINS Program, PI: H.R. DeShon (UoM)
  • Imaging Body Wave Attenuation Heterogeneity within the New Madrid Seismic Zone using Local Earthquakes, USGS NEHRP, PI: H.R. DeShon (UoM)
  • Detection and Location of Non-Volcanic Tremor in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, USGS NEHRP, PIs: H.R. DeShon, C. Langston, S. Horton, M. Withers (UoM)
  • High-precision teleseismic relocation and tomography for the M 9 and M 8.7 Sumatra great earthquake sequences, NSF Geophysics, Collaborators: H.R. DeShon (UoM), Cliff Thurber, Haijang Zhang, Jeremy Pesicek (Univ. Wisconsin), E.R. Engdahl (Univ. Colorado), M. Brudzinski (Univ. Miami Ohio), and F. Waldhauser (Lamont Observatory, Columbia Univ.)
  • Earthquake Location and 3D Velocity Determination of Alaskan Volcanoes using Waveform Cross-correlation and Double-difference Tomography, PIs Thurber (U. Wisconsin) and Prejean (AVO)